Groupwise: Disable GroupWise Messenger

If you wish to discontinue using the GroupWise Messenger program, please perform the following steps.

Disable Messenger Upon GroupWise Start-Up

  1. Open the GroupWise email program..
  2. Choose "Tools" > Select "Options..."
  3. Double-click on the "Environment" icon.
  4. Click on the "General" tab.
  5. Uncheck the box labeled "Launch Messenger at startup."
  6. Exit GroupWise email and reopen it for the settings to take effect.

If GroupWise Messenger continues to launch, or if above in step 5 the "Launch Messenger at startup" is already unchecked, perform the following steps.

Disable Messenger Upon Windows Start-Up

  1. Open GroupWise Messenger > Click "Tools" 
  2. Choose "Options..." > Click on the "General" tab.
  3. Uncheck the box labeled "Run GroupWise Messenger when Windows starts."
  4. Click [Apply] > Click [OK]
  5. Log off and restart your computer. The Messenger login box should no longer appear.

If this does not resolve the issue, please submit an online computer service request.

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